With initiatives targeted at specific schools, neighborhoods, or family needs, they’re chipping away at a problem that has long undermined efforts to improve student achievement.
A coalition called Every School Day Counts has been at it since 2012.
Two other district staffers also lost their jobs: One for bringing a loaded gun on district property, and the other for assaulting a student.
Expected hot weather prompted the Detroit Public Schools Community District’s superintendent to preemptively call for early dismissals Wednesday through Friday.
On Sept. 22, DPSD updated its policy for quarantining unvaccinated students. Parents have wondered when their child is required to stay home.